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  1. Reading a bit into this one, but framerate must have been the biggest issue although they also mention bringing them all in line between the different formats so maybe there was some other stuff they did not mention. Really happy though that this was addressed in only a few weeks of this being made known. Have to hand it to Codies because normally this late after development nothing would have been done so for that I say nice job.
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    Slipstream is OP

    I agree, I think that the slip stream is ok.  Its powerful when DRS is opened, but that's also because you can utilize 8th gear.
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    F1 2014 joystick domination

    You'd think that... but pad users are having to use 11-7 wings just to counter the understeer, which is also bad for tyre wear. so while we can get off the line faster, wheel users will have higher top speed. its swings and roundabouts.  People are only crying about it because they feel like they are disadvantaged. No one is crying. We're just demanding EQUAL conditions. Equal turn-in. Equal TC. We should not be discussing whether pros and cons are even because it won't be the same for every track. Quote agreed, that would fix everything.
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    F1 2014 joystick domination

    Depending on the track for each one, it is absolutely true!  A user can just make it not quite as bad depending on their skill, but if hypothetically each were equally as fast, it would then come down to which track suited each controller type. There's pros and cons to each.  I am a wheel user and I must say that the car feels great.  They messed up with pad handling in my opinion.  I can see from the videos that the car turns like a boat on pad and that the pad does have a traction advantage.  However it also still have a steering assist in that it will give you the correct input for turn in, its just more delayed in this release which hurts it, so that is nullified.  However the wheel has the turn in advantage, so its all going to come down to track characteristics for 2014 unless they change something... And I feel bad for the pad users because it seems like their experience has been numbed down a bit.
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    Realistic Patch requests

    The car tiers should be: Mercedes Williams, Red Bull Ferrari, Mclaren, Force India, Toro Rosso Lotus, Sauber Marussia, Caterham Although Ferrari depending on the track can probably be up with Williams and RedBull as well.
  6. Turn on traction control assist.  (I know, your pride will take a hit, but until the patch this is a quick fix) Has a patch been confirmed?
  7. Definitely happening on all wheels.  There's somehow bumps of force feedback that must have been left on the track by accident?
  8. This also happens on many other tracks off of the racing line.  I have felt it in Malaysia, Bahrain, and a few others.  Settings environmental effects make you lose the feel of the curbs though doesn't it?  Not a good solution in the least bit.  But yes, Austria seems to be the track where it is very bad!
  9. That   That is exactly what I have to do as well... and I am not slow either, I am usually inside the top 50 in TT times.  They have to decrease AI traction, and that will fix the majority of the issues with speed in Career Mode.  Make the AI have some balls, have them brake a little later, but then decrease their traction.
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    F1 2014 (PC) using G27

    What car are you playing with, and in what game mode are you playing? In TT I am in the 1:24s and 1:25s, but online equal I am 1:26s.  In career mode its a whole different story and it all depends on what car you are in.  But at the start of the career mode the cars are very underdeveloped. You really have to balance the throttle in the 3rd sector in Melborne.  That final turn is rough, so I put it up into 4th, and give it barely any throttle, maybe like 15-20 percent.
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    Pace times AI Legend vs Expert

    Yep its all about the traction.... they need to make it so the AI has less of it, and all of the issues will be fixed.
  12. No doubt, i have the same pad you have. And was really good in the last games but now is totally wrong in all terms. Also the steering is totally ridiculous...the 45 degrees lock kill pad players in fast corners and change directions is way worst than ever. I start to play with a wheel and also have the traction problems. All inputs have tragic problems. - Much less traction in wheels, wet crazy bug - Ridiculous wheel lock angle in fast corners for pads, the car "don't want to turn" - Traction 10x stronger in keyboards. I do a comparative video in the last days and is noticeable all this things. Using Red Bull Ring, pad is much faster in sector 2 and the wheel is much faster in sector 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42mwE_7Jg98 Nice videos Boss!  This pretty much sums up all the inequalities if you ask me.  How can we even try to race competitively when there's this much difference?  Leaderboard times aren't going to mean anything.... league racing is going to be all over the place with inequality... This is a racing game, where you'd think that even competitive gaming would be the #1 priority........ How do leagues deal with this?
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    Pace times AI Legend vs Expert

    The problem is that the AI doesn't suffer traction issues, and when the car is under developed its impossible to keep traction.  I started my career with Force India, and the Hulk is flirting with top 5s a good 1s better a lap. I was feeling that I just wasn't any good until I saw Noble on youtube.  He is also doing a Career on Youtube and is one of the best Drivers of the game, and he was struggling just as I was.  https://www.youtube.com/user/ARLNoble/videos Its alot better if you pick a top team because they don't struggle as much with traction, but if you pick a lower tier team good luck!  Also it comes down to if you are using a wheel or not because a pad is equivalent to a wheel with TC on.
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    My thoughts on pad handling

    Spot on there prince 
  15. I detect a touch of tongue-in-cheek, but if not you're missing the point entirely.  We have a very competitive and established no assists league going. With F1 2011, the wheel users dominated slightly. With F1 2012/13, the pad users dominated slightly due to the steering assist. With F1 2014 we might as well run two separate races one for pad one for wheel. If it stays as-is, we're gonna have to abort the league, simple as that and just run assists leagues.  Also, this is depriving pad users of the best handling model CM have ever come up with and we have some serious pad users that are more annoyed about this than the wheelie-boyz are. I was hoping that they would balance the imbalance from last year, but instead they made it even worse..... The best way is to separate the league. I'm recommending that my league do the same.... 
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